One of the most underrated Netflix stand-up specials to date is Aida Rodriguez‘s 2019 performance as part of the series Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready which is meant to shine the spotlight on talented up-and-comers. Rodriguez delivers some of the best Latina comedy that will have you laughing, crying and begging for more. If you search for “Aida Rodriguez” on the Netflix platform you won’t immediately find the special, but we’ll tell you how to watch it.
Homeless and living in her car with two young kids when she started comedy, Rodriguez had her fair share of tragedy when she was a child, being kidnapped twice, molested at least once, and translating English into Spanish for her Hispanic grandmother. She remains proud of her experiences, history and heritage though, owning her background and standing her ground on stage.
As Haddish says of her: “Aida Rodriguez is one of my favorite comedians. She’s talking about the things that are real to her being a mom, being a woman. She’s always her true self. And that, to me, is beautiful.”
What is Aida Rodriguez’s stand up special about?
According to the Netflix description of Season 1, Episode 3 of Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready… “from wild childhood anecdotes to the #MeToo movement, the vibrant comic shares sharp commentary on social ills and hilarious lessons from the hood.” Rodriguez also touches on racism towards and even between Latino cultures, part of which you can catch in the clip below.
Aida Rodriguez on Netflix: How to watch the stand up special
The hilarious special is part of the series Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready so you’ll have to search for that title and click in before selecting the third episode. If you search “Aida Rodriguez” on the platform, the Haddish series will appear but there will be no indication that Rodriguez is featured until you hit the down arrow to “see more.”
Who else is featured in Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready?
Comedians such as Tracey Ashley, Flame Monroe, Marlo Williams, April Macie and Chaunté Wayans all have their own individual stand-up-comedy specials as part of the six-episode first season.
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